Storage Capacity Management
For people who have responsibility for the overall performance and capacity of applications and services:
- performance analysts
- capacity managers
- capacity planners
The TeamQuest storage solution bridges technology silos, providing single-pane-of-glass management for everything from the service or application layer down to the underlying storage systems.
- Seamlessly analyze storage and other infrastructure - together
- Know when storage is the bottleneck, and what services are impacted
- Report on who or what is using how much
- Works across EMC and IBM storage systems
Why you need it
- Gives you the true big picture
Allowing a more comprehensive multi-tiered analysis for all of the IT infrastructure that contributes to overall performance, including business performance data as well as performance data regarding your physical servers, guest systems, and storage.
- Reduces storage costs
Helping you more effectively manage and optimize one of your most valuable IT resources, taking the guesswork out of storage performance analysis and capacity management.
- Saves time
Automating your storage performance and capacity processes and reducing finger-pointing by allowing you to more precisely determine the cause of performance and capacity issues
- Minimizes service risks
By proactively understanding the relationships of service performance to the storage resource tier
How it's better
- It analyzes & reports across your IT infrastructure
Unlike competing products, the TeamQuest storage solution manages more than just storage. It provides a single integrated software solution that analyzes and reports performance and capacity from the business service all the way down to storage. No other solution available today can do this!
- It's a multi-vendor solution
Other storage management solutions are vendor-specific, siloed solutions, TeamQuest's solution works with EMC and IBM now. Other popular brands will be supported in the future.
- It integrates with your existing management tools
There's no need to rip and replace your existing tools. The TeamQuest solution works with what you already have. Analyses can include business data from your custom apps, status information from your service desk tool, or performance data from your favorite monitoring tool.
- It quickly & easily automates customizable analyses
Allowing you to dodge expensive internal development costs and/or consulting services that would otherwise be needed to obtain the best possible reports for your unique situation.
What it is
The TeamQuest storage solution is comprised of TeamQuest Surveyor* and TeamQuest CMIS**. TeamQuest Surveyor automates capacity analysis for everything from business services to applications to your virtual and even physical server infrastructure, so when you add storage as another data source, you've got a solution that can capacity manage multi-vendor storage and virtually everything else in your data center.
TeamQuest Performance Software Architecture Diagram
* Storage analysis requires the "TeamQuest Surveyor for Storage" licensing option. Integration with data sources other than storage requires additional TeamQuest Surveyor licensing options.
** Storage analysis requires the "TeamQuest CMIS for Storage" licensing option that incorporates IntelliMagic software. The TeamQuest CMIS supports collection and management of other types of performance data when the appropriate licensing options are purchased.